Colfax Corp.

420 National Business Parkway, 5th Floor,
Annapolis, Maryland 20701
United States,
(301) 323-9090
www.colfaxcorp.com

Colfax Corporation is a diversified manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB brands.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 2 3 1 - - 1 7
vol $2.4B $483M $947M $220M $4.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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According to our data here at Mergr, Colfax has acquired 7 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Colfax’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Charter International for $2.4B. Colfax has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (43%) and energy services and equipment (15%).

When analyzing the manufacturing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 216 manufacturing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 10 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic manufacturing acquirer over the past 3 years is ARCH Global Precision, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the manufacturing sector over the past 3 years is Lloyds TSB Development Capital Ltd. with 3 platform acquisitions.

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